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Elisha Gray

Elisha Gray was an American electrical engineer who co-founded the Western Electric Manufacturing Company. Gray is best known for his development of a telephone prototype in 1876 in Highland Park, Illinois. Some recent authors have argued that Gray should be considered the true inventor of the telephone because Alexander Graham Bell allegedly stole the idea of the liquid transmitter from him, although Gray had been using liquid transmitters in his telephone... Read More

BornAugust 2, 1835
Barnesville, Ohio, U.S.
DiedJanuary 21, 1901 (aged 65)
Newtonville, Massachusetts, U.S.
OccupationEngineer/Inventor
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